Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
was killed in the recent consulate attack in libya is calling on mitt romney to stop talking about her son on the campaign trail. romney says he will respect her wishes and will not tell voters about sharing christmas dinner with him two years ago. glenn doherty was one of the four americans killed on the u.s. consulate in benghazi last month. >>> in the race for the white house, the obama campaign is looking for a turn around tonight that would come from the hands of vice president joe biden. biden and republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan meet this evening in their one and only debate. the timing couldn't be more urgent for the president with new polls showing mitt romney closing the gap in some key battleground states. surveys from quinnpiac university, cbs news and the new york times show a dead heat in colorado and mitt romney cutting the president's lead in wisconsin in half. fox's doug luzader looks ahead to tonight. >>reporter: both vice presidential candidates are heading into tonight's debate with some new poll numbers. this is our brand new fox news poll. it shows tha
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
romney will talk about the economy a lot. he's going to give a foreign policy speech today. overall, it's about the economy. it's making the argument of who can better the economy, because it's ailing. they both agree the economy is ailing. who can fix it and make the arguments better? >> quick answer, does it hurt the president to be in hollywood when, or in california when it doesn't matter as much as virginia does now? or is it okay? >> i think he's got to raise money. but i do think it hurts him a little bit. not a game changer. >> bob cusack, you're a game changer. >> thank you. >> managing editor of the hill. good to see you. >> thanks. >> tony, over to you. >>> an update on the violence in syria, where the violence with turkey continues. >> first, a nascar nightmare. what sparked a 20 car pileup crash that cost tony stewart the win. we'll be back. hey, what are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee any time i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. new pumpkin k-
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
't want to kick him while he is down. >> i'm sure i'll get back to him. let's talk about that, the session had he street issue. mitt romney brought up big bird. the president kind of runs with it. he is talking about it on the campaign trail. >> better any madoff, kenis kozlowski, criminals, and the evil genius who towered over them. one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. >> big, yellow. mitt romney knows it's not wall street but session had he street. >> i'm going to stop the subsidies to pbs. >> it's funny. something that you may see on sat nay night live. >> session had he street thinks it's over the top and pbs. >> this is an effort to take an absurd statement by mitt romney in that debate. i mean, look, pbs, total sub si did i is less than $500 million. subsidy for just the session had he street is like 5 million. you know, you get mitt romney spending more for his elevator in his renovation for his house in california than that. you know, he won make any cuts. he won't talk about the loopholes he'll close, won't talk about how he's going to pay for his $5 trillion tax c
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
is the two talking about the romney/ryan tax plan. >> you can cut tax rates by 20% and still preserve the preferences for taxpayers -- >> not mathematically possible. >> it is. it's been done before. >> it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times actually. >> it has never been done before. >> >> now you're jack kennedy. >> what did you think of that exchange? >> i thought it was a good exchange, a sharp exchange. i think biden was, thought of that jack kennedy line and probably was thinking about it before he delivered it. it didn't really get to the meat of the question, though. the meat of the question is how do you pay for it? not that you say you're going to pay for it. and that's something that the romney/ryan ticket has had a hard time dealing with and the obama campaign has been zeroing in on. president obama didn't do a good job of zeroing in on that last week. that's something you'll hear the democrats keep hammering. there were other moments in the debate, touching moments at the end where both sides had a talk about abortion. they were both catholic.